Monthly Archives: July 2011

The day after the 5 hours training before!

So yesterday was my first full day of BJJ at Gracie Barra; I took part in the advanced afternoon session, basic evening session, escapes session and two hours of sparring with the higher more skill full guys. It was an … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to me!

Today is a significant day in the history of the world because it’s my birthday! I am 32 today and it’s been great; I’m not going to lie and say I’ve been busy because I have mainly spent the evening … Continue reading

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A welcome return

It’s been seven days since I’ve been to BJJ because of numerous school trips last week and an appointment at the hospital. I hate not getting down the academy so today felt great. We went through a few basic moves … Continue reading

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I could do that!

Bit of a crazy idea but I wonder how difficult it is to open a children’s residential centre or large foster care home? I’ve worked with children for many years and during that time I’ve worked with numerous children who … Continue reading

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What a week!

This has been my worst week in a while; we are getting further closer to the summer holidays so school is a little crazy. We go off timetable and do trips out to theme parks and ‘places of interest’. This … Continue reading

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Out of gas in a matter of minutes!

I had a great session at Gracie Barra Birmingham today; we went to hip movement drills with the arm bar and triangle technique. We also did a very tight set up for a triangle; breaking the grip with the figure … Continue reading

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Is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu working?

Easy answer, HELL YEAH IT IS! Just weighed myself after a session at the gym and I’ve lost eight kilo’s since starting a month ago! That plus the weight put on through strength gains is pretty impressive!

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